Artists Society of Canberra – 80th Spring Exhibition 2021

  • Deferred to February 2022

In a major achievement for a Canberra arts society, ASOC presents its 80th Spring Exhibition. This annual event is usually a vast exhibition of works by local and regional artists across a variety of mediums with members eligible to enter four works each.

Barbie speaks with ASOC president Peter Van Rens and convener of the exhibition, Dee Copeland.

The exhibition boasts many prizes including:

  • The Peg Minty Prize will be awarded for the Best Landscape.
  • The David Hatton Prize will be awarded for the Best Watercolour.
  • The Blackett Homes Prize will be awarded for the overall Best Entry and
  • The Tall Foundation Prize is a new prize that will be awarded for Best Oil.
  • The Bendigo Bank 80th Spring Exhibition prize

Judges will also award prizes for works ranked as 1st, 2nd and 3rd across the following 8 categories: acrylics, drawing, oils, pastels, watercolour and gouache, mixed media and encaustic, miniatures, printmaking and digital art, as well as prizes for Best Abstract; Best Portrait or Figure; and Best Flora, Fauna or Still Life.

There is also a People’s Choice prize awarded by the public.

Keep your eye on https://asoc.net.au/2021-spring-exhibition/ for updates on the exhibition including changes due to COVID-19 restrictions.